An Associate degree in Computer Graphics and Multimedia Production Technology prepares students to pursue careers in web design, web development, web programming, web project management, and multimedia production. Our graduates are working in the fields of commercial art, forensic graphics, industrial design, motion picture and broadcast TV, photography, scientific illustration, and theatrical production. Students are trained to understand current protocols in industry and to develop advanced technological skills. They learn how to apply their knowledge through selected course activities and projects. Advanced levels of web design management, web content control, web programming, web database, multimedia, and networking. All classes are taught by nationally recognized and professionally successful faculty. Job placement rates for graduates are excellent.
Curriculum guides are designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester, known as milestones. Milestones may include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA.
Following the sample academic plan and its milestones will help students stay on track to graduate in four years. Students will need to refer to and/or print both the appropriate Liberal Studies Requirements AND the appropriate major sheet in order to view the complete degree program requirements.
- Liberal Studies General Core Requirements
- Liberal Studies Requirements: Whitney Young School Honors Program
The courses required for earning an Associate degree in Computer Graphics and Multimedia Production Technology are in three basic categories:
- Liberal Studies—for the development of critical skills in English composition, technical writing, mathematics, and the natural, behavioral, or social sciences;
- Computer Graphics and Multimedia Production Technology core courses— for developing skills useful in today’s highly technical occupations.
- Computer hardware and networking courses to ensure that graduates are literate in data communication.
To satisfy the requirements for the Associate in Applied Science degree in Computer Graphics and Multimedia Production Technology, students must complete a minimum of 60 semester credit hours. The required courses are CIT 110, 120, 200, 210, 220, 255, and 265. In addition to the required courses, students must also complete the support courses: CIT 111, 127, 136, 137, and six credit hours of technical electives and 250; MAT 115 and 120; the liberal studies courses ENG 101, 102, SPE 103, and ART 130 or MUS 130.